Milestones, Jun. 23, 1947

Married. Captain John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower, 24, only son of the U.S. Army's chief of staff; and Barbara Jean Thompson, 20, a colonel's daughter; both for the first time; at Fort Monroe, near Norfolk, Va.

Died. Air Vice Marshal Sir Umaid Singh Bahadur, 43, Croesus-rich Maharaja of Jodhpur, absolute ruler of 2½ million people in the state that gave its name to a kind of riding breeches; after an appendectomy; in Mount Abu, Rajputana. Westernized at India's Mayo College (for princely sprouts), the Maharaja learned to fly, imported tile bathrooms, favored his subjects with land, judiciary and educational reforms; but he visited...

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